The night grew darker and darker; the stars seemed to sink deeper in the sky, and driving clouds occasionally
hid them from his sight.
She had noticed occasionally
that his expression was fretful and impatient when he looked round at her from an open cabinet or cupboard and gave his orders; and she inferred that something in connection with his papers and possessions -- it might or might not be the Secret Trust -- irritated and annoyed him from time to time.
Herbert would often come to Hammersmith when I was there, and I think at those seasons his father would occasionally
have some passing perception that the opening he was looking for, had not appeared yet.
Meanwhile I should be subjected to no discomfort that was not necessary to preclude escape, and, unless I forfeited the privilege by misconduct, I should be occasionally
permitted to see my brother who had preceded me to my prison.
Lydia was occasionally
a visitor there, when her husband was gone to enjoy himself in London or Bath; and with the Bingleys they both of them frequently staid so long, that even Bingley's good humour was overcome, and he proceeded so far as to talk of giving them a hint to be gone.
They had to traverse the most dreary and desolate mountains, and barren and trackless wastes, uninhabited by man, or occasionally
infested by predatory and cruel savages.
One day I was frolicking with a little spirited urchin, some six years old, who chased me with a piece of bamboo about three feet long, with which he occasionally
At their hospitable boards I occasionally
met with partners, and clerks, and hardy fur traders from the interior posts; men who had passed years remote from civilized society, among distant and savage tribes, and who had wonders to recount of their wide and wild peregrinations, their hunting exploits, and their perilous adventures and hair-breadth escapes among the Indians.
Ask him to your house occasionally
, and talk to him of Frederica, that he may not forget her.
Some of her old friends, principally to be found among the peachy-cheeked charmers with the skeleton throats, did once occasionally
say, as they toyed in a ghastly manner with large fans--like charmers reduced to flirting with grim death, after losing all their other beaux--did once occasionally
say, when the world assembled together, that they wondered the ashes of the Dedlocks, entombed in the mausoleum, never rose against the profanation of her company.
We have now shown what is necessary to the existence of a city, and of what parts it consists, and that husbandmen, mechanic, and mercenary servants are necessary to a city; but that the parts of it are soldiers and sailors, and that these are always different from those, but from each other only occasionally
If our Government would rebuke some of our shoddy contractors occasionally
, it might work much good.
Philip thought occasionally
of the King's School at Tercanbury, and laughed to himself as he remembered what at some particular moment of the day they were doing.
Another fact he learned--that there were comparatively few individual bugs; but these were repeated many times, occasionally
alone, but more often in company with others.
The marshals and generals, who were nearer to the field of battle but, like Napoleon, did not take part in the actual fighting and only occasionally
went within musket range, made their own arrangements without asking Napoleon and issued orders where and in what direction to fire and where cavalry should gallop and infantry should run.